Ironmongers’ Hall

Off, Aldersgate Street, England, EC2Y 8AA, United Kingdom


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Ironmongers’ Hall London Events

On the edge of the Barbican Estate and just a few steps behind the Museum of London is an events venue steeped in history. Ironmongers’ Hall, established by the Ironmongers’ Company that dates to 1300, has taken pride of place on Shaftesbury Place since 1925.

Built in the Tudor style, this traditional events venue reflects the Ironmongers’ Company’s rich history, and feels like a private stately home in the heart of the City of London. The minute guests step through the entrance, they’re greeted with stone flag flooring, dark oak panelling, ornate ceilings, elaborate chandeliers, rich tapestries, stained-glass windows and historic artwork. There’s a sense of grandeur and splendour, with the warmth of a country home, and you can feel the history of Britain in its walls.

Four event rooms are yours to choose from to hold corporate functions, dinners, or your wedding day, with the experienced team offering all the modern technology and facilities without compromising on the historic feel of the venue. Exclusive use is also available, to have the whole of this magnificent hall at your disposal. 

Highlights of Ironmongers’ Hall London Events:

  • Central London location
  • Unique Tudor-style venue
  • Four event spaces available
  • Exclusive hire
  • Fully licensed for wedding ceremonies
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theatre Up to 170 Theatre
classroom Up to 61 Classroom
boardroom Up to 50 Boardroom
ushaped Up to 63 U-Shaped
cabaret Up to 110 Cabaret
dining Up to 150 Dining
standing Up to 230 Standing


Accommodation Onsite
Rooms Available N/A
Onsite Car Parking
Available Spaces N/A
Nearby Car Parking
Carpark Locations NCP London Barbican

Spaces At This Venue

  • Ironmongers' Hall, Banqueting Hall

    Banqueting Hall

    The Banqueting Hall is the largest event space in Ironmongers’ Hall, an awe-inspiring room to host an impressive dinner, reception, or conference. With a high ornate ceiling, stained-glass windows, stunning crystal chandeliers and a minstrels’ gallery, this is a grand room for any event.

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  • Ironmongers' Hall, Drawing Room

    Drawing Room

    A grand fireplace, bookcases, soft furnishings, and the largest William Morris tapestry in the country makes the Drawing Room an elegant yet homely room in Ironmongers’ Hall for meetings, small conferences, dinners, or intimate wedding ceremonies. The Drawing Room also comes with use of the adjacent Gainsborough Landing.

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  • Ironmongers' Hall, Court Room

    Court Room

    On the ground floor, the Court Room is best suited to small drinks receptions, dinners, or meetings. Antique high benches and a stained-glass window from the Ironmongers’ Company’s first hall built in 1457, add a sense of history and occasion to the space.

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  • Ironmongers' Hall, Luncheon Room

    Luncheon Room

    The Luncheon Room is a flexible space that can host meetings, dinners, or receptions for small-mid size groups. Wood panelling, regency furniture, and stained-glass windows create a unique backdrop to your event, with a view to the courtyard outside.

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Nearby attractions:

  • Barbican Centre
  • Museum of London
  • St Paul’s Cathedral
  • One New Change Shopping Centre

Restaurants nearby:

  • The Coriander
  • Natural Kitchen
  • Club Gascon
  • Stem & glory

Hotels nearby:

  • Malmaison London
  • The Rookery
  • The Montcalm at The Brewery London City
  • Premier Inn London Farringdon

Venue Testimonials

We were looking for a place that would feel intimate, but formal enough to impress the many guests who were flying in from overseas. The venue itself is stunning, the great hall, the reception room - it takes one's breath away, but what really impressed us was the kindness and professionalism of the team. [...] The food was delicious, the atmosphere amazing - it really was a magical evening.

Catherine C

Lovely dining function room with minstrels gallery. There is a beautiful reception room which has the largest tapestry - the whole room is covered by William Morris tapestry wall covering - stunning.

Susan B

Very special place. Where traditions meet modern needs. Lovely halls and rooms. Unique atmosphere. We loved it.

Julia F

Frequently Asked Questions

Weddings at Ironmongers’ Hall cost from £139.50 pp.

Ironmongers’ Hall can host up to 230 guests for weddings and events.

Weddings at Ironmongers’ Hall finish at 11 pm, with the option to extend the alcohol licence at £400+VAT per hour.

Weddings at Ironmongers’ Hall are grand, traditional, and unique. This Tudor style wedding venue features striking architecture and décor that feels as though it’s a stately home in the middle of the City of London. The experienced team are flexible and can tailor the day – including their menus – to you.

Yes, Ironmongers’ Hall can host meetings, events, seminars, conferences and corporate drinks or dinners. The specialist in-house technical team can provide and set up AV packages, as well as support on the day.

Hotels near Ironmongers’ Hall include:

  • Malmaison London, with rooms starting from £110 per night
  • The Rookery hotel, with rooms starting from £158 per night

There is no parking on-site at Ironmongers’ Hall, however, there is paid parking at an NCP car park nearby.

The food at Ironmongers’ Hall is diverse. The team of experienced chefs can create modern, innovative dishes; informal options; and traditional, formal meals all catered to your requirements. Whatever you choose, the produce is locally sourced where possible and delivered daily to ensure freshness.

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